Drugs

What to do in case of...

...overdose on drugs or alcohol

CALL 911 or Emergency Room:

St. John’s Hospital - 885-2115
Cox Center South - 875-2823
Cox Center North - 269-3193

Do not leave the person alone. Turn the victim on his/her side
to prevent choking in case of vomiting.

If you live in a residence hall tell a staff member that there is an emergency

WARNING SIGNS OF ACUTE ALCOHOL POISONING:
(Do not wait for all the signs to be present)

  • person is unconscious or semiconscious.

  • person has cold, clammy, pale or bluish skin

  • slow breathing (less than 8 breaths per minute)

  • irregular breathing (10 seconds or more between breaths)

  • no response to pinching the skin

  • vomiting while passed out, and not waking after vomiting

  • seizures

IF ANY OF THE ABOVE SYMPTOMS EXIST, CALL 911!!!

If you have difficulty coping after the emergency, contact the Counseling and Testing Center

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